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1 Accidents (Janesville) Injured in accident (six-year-old girl)(Milton Ave. near E. Centerway)(Michelle Short)(James Mosley) 14 Apr 1976, p.2
2 Accidents (Janesville) Body found in river in Janesville (photo of James N. Brieske) 27 May 2016, 3A
3 Accidents (Janesville) Body found was missing Janesville man (photo of James N. Brieske)(Rock River) 28 May 2016, 10A
4 Accidents (Janesville) Illinois man dies in motorcycle crash (Morningside Dr. and Green Forest Run) 08 Jun 2016, 10A
5 Accidents (Janesville) Fatal motorcycle crash preceded by high speed, Janesville police say (Steven R. Nimtz) 09 Jun 2016, 8A
6 Accidents (Janesville) Crash displaces six duplex tenants (246 Valley Dr.)(photo)(Susan Price) 09 Jul 2016, 3A
7 Accidents (Janesville) Fatal crash reported on city's east side 01 Aug 2016, 6A
8 Accidents (Janesville) Victim identified in Highway 14 crash (Bruce E. Brown) 02 Aug 2016, 6A
9 Accidents (Janesville) Seizure may have caused car crash (Oscar Ramirez)(Wright Rd.)(Milwaukee St.)(All the damaged cars were 2016 Honda Civics parked at Rock County Honda, 3636 E. Milwaukee St.) 04 Aug 2016, 8A
10 Accidents (Janesville) Man dies after ultralight crash (Janesville man, Ronald Norton, crashed near the Fort Atkinson Municipal Airport) 16 Aug 2016, 3A

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  • Abbreviations used in the Headlines field are: St., Ave., E., W., N., S., Co.
    We use these abbreviations consistently.? If you are searching for info on 303 E. Court St., be sure to use the abbreviations; otherwise, you will not find it.?

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